The summer 2018 anime series Asobi Asobase is getting its home video releases handled by Kadokawa and they’ve set a shortened schedule for it. With the third volume coming up in a couple of weeks we now have a look at the packaging for it ahead of its November 21st, 2018 debut. The twelve episode series is slotted for a four-volume release that began on September 26th, 2018. The DVDs are priced at 8,000 yen each while the Blu-ray’s are priced at 9,000 yen each. Check the full schedule below. Note that the last two discs are getting new mini bonus animation works.
Seiji Kishi is directing it based on the series composition by Yuuko Kakihara. Keiko Kurosawa is handling the character designs and studio Lerche is handling the animation production for it.
The Japanese cast includes Hina Kino as Hanako Honda, Rika Nagae as Olivia, Konomi Kohara as Kasumi Nomura, Ryotaro Okiayu as Maeda, Honoka Inoue as Student Council President, Mai Kanazawa as Oka-san, Megumi Toda as Agrippa, Aoi Yūki as Tsugumi Aozora, Ryōko Maekawa as Higuchi-sensei, Yasunori Masutani as Sainan-sensei, Mitsuki Saiga as Takayanagi-sensei, Eishin Fudemura as Kentarō Honda, and Maki Izawa as the Narrator.
The manga comes from Rin Suzukawa after kicking off in 2015 with five volumes out.
Plot Concept: The story focuses on three classmates who play simple hand games. One of the girls is good at games, but hates them as she always lost to her older sister and forced to do chores while growing up. Another girl is of American descent, but raised in Japan, and who only pretends to be bad at Japanese. Another girl usually observes their games, and loses to the other girls.
|1||09/26/18||Booklet, Character Song CD, Audio Commentary, Clean Opening, Clean Closing, Cast Video|
|2||10/24/18||Booklet, Character Song CD, Audio Commentary, Promos, Commercials, Cast Video|
|3||11/28/18||Booklet, Character Song CD, Audio Commentary, Cast Video, Mini Bonus Animation|
|4||12/21/18||Booklet, Character Song CD, Audio Commentary, Cast Video, Mini Bonus Animation|
[Source: Asobi Asobase]